Ace of Wands

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What is the Meaning of the Ace of Wands Tarot Card?

A single wooden wand held towards the sky makes up the Ace of Wands.

While the design is simple, this card packs a serious punch to your tarot spreads.

It’s common for painters and musicians to see many Wands in their spreads, as the suit represents creativity, but it also represents our ability to think on our feet and approach situations from a different perspective.

The Ace of Wands being the first, and most important, card of the suit tells us that something new is headed our way that will forever change the path we are on.

Our perspective is about to change, and it’s time to trust our ability to improvise.

The Ace of Wands is a very positive card and it says that you have the time and energy to embark on this new path.

It says that you have managed to find the perfect balance between all the different aspects of your life, and that you’re in the perfect position to make bold moves.

ace-of-pentaclesThe Upright Ace of Wands Meaning

The Aces of the Minor Arcana are incredibly unique.

They are the most powerful and influential cards of the deck and influence every other card in the spread, regardless of where they land.

Still, paying attention to where they land will help you to better understand their influence.

When the Ace of Wands appears in your past position, it means that your current situation is the result of a risky decision you made in the past.

This could have been having a child at a young age, starting your own business on a whim, or any other life changing event where the risk paid off in your favor.

In your present position, the Ace of Wands is telling you that it’s time to take a chance, or acknowledging that you already have.

This card is likely to show in this position for those who are wondering if it’s time to quit their job in order to pursue a creative hobby as a career.

If you haven’t yet decided to take a leap of faith, this is your sign to do it. You’re in a good position now to obtain the things you want out of life.

In the future position, the Ace of Wands is showing you that a life changing opportunity is just around the corner.

The good news is that you have time to prepare for this big break, and have the ability to make a seamless transition from one lifestyle into a new one.

It’s important that you start tying up all the loose ends in your life in order to be ready for the big break that’s coming your way.

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Work and the Ace of Wands

If you have been considering a change in your career, the Ace of Wands is a sign that something new will soon be coming your way.

Since this card represents positive changes, it could also mean a promotion or raise are in your future.

Love and the Ace of Wands

When the Ace of Wands appears in a relationship oriented spread, it means that your love life is about to blossom.

If you’re already attached, you can look forward to a surge of positive energy and excitement in your union.

This is a good sign that a marriage proposal is on the horizon.

For those who are searching for love, the Ace of Wands tells us that love is just around the corner.

Keep your heart open and take a chance when one presents itself. You’re in a fantastic position to find everlasting love.

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The Ace of Wands and Finances

The Ace of Wands as the focal point of your financial future is very good news!

This means that you can expect to have some extra money at the end of the month.

It can also mean that you’ll soon receive a bonus at work or even an inheritance.

Meaning of the Ace of Wands in Health

When it comes to your health, the Ace of Wands presents the opportunity for a change in your routine.

It brings with it a burst of energy and vitality, so now is a good time to start a new diet, or to switch up your exercise routine.

If you’ve been ill, this is a good indication that you’ll soon be on the mend.

The Ace of Wands in Reversed Position

When the Ace of Wands appears to you reversed, it means that you are having a hard time finding balance in your life.

You’ve been spreading yourself too thin and it’s time that you redirect your focus onto the things that matter.

You are in a good place right now to prioritize the various aspects of your life, and you should use this extra surge of energy to find the balance you need sooner rather than later.

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Ace of Wands Combinations

The Ace of Wands in combination with any other Ace cards makes them the most important in your spread.

When appearing with the Ace of Swords, it means that a creative endeavor will benefit you in a very profound way.

The Ace of Pentacles points to your new beginning and calculated risks bringing more wealth into your life.

Paired with the Ace of Cups, you can expect good news in love, be it meeting your soulmate or a marriage proposal.

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